TV journo, Soumya murder case cracked

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Soumya Vishwanathan
New Delhi, Mar 24: The Delhi Police have cracked the murder case of TV journalist, Soumya Vishwanathan who was killed in Sep 2008. A gang of four members have been arrested in connection with the murder. Soumya's case was solved when the Police was probing another case of a young techie, Jigisha Ghose.

Jigisha Ghose was returning from her work in early hours of Mar 22 when she was murdered. Her body was recovered from Faridabad, a satellite town south of Delhi. Jigisha was last seen by her family on March 17 when she left for work.

Jigish'a office cab dropped her outside her apartment block in the early hours of Mar 18 morning. Immediately after, a 25-minute call was made from her cell phone to a friend. However, Jigisha did not reach home after that.

One among those arrested in the cases hails from Bulandshahr, near Noida, claim police.

Soumya Vishwanathan's Case

Twenty-six year old TV journalist, Soumya Vishwanathan was shot dead in New Delhi on Sep 30, 2008. The incident occurred when she was driving from her Jhandewalan office to her Vasant Kunj residence at around 0330 hrs IST. Soumya's car was found rammed into the divider on Nelson Mandela road. Her body was in the driver's seat and there was a bullet in her head.

There were signs of a struggle in the car and one tyre was found punctured and a bullet was recovered from it.

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